What’s wrong in this photograph?
Can you tell what’s wrong in the photograph below, courtesy of Ernest Allen, ARM, CSP, CPHRM, CHFM, a life safety consultant at HealthTechS3 in Cleveland, Ohio?
What’s the problem and how would you fix it if you were to find this in your hospital’s kitchen?
If a surveyor or fire marshal finds it, what would be the citation?
Send your answers to A.J. Plunkett, editor of Inside Accreditation & Quality and Healthcare Safety Leader, at email@example.com.
We’ll let you know the correct answers in the December issues.
Hint: The Joint Commission has warned this is something they are looking for, so you need to be as well.